A Nevada City man was taken into custody after assaulting a teenager with an ax. Grass Valley Police Captain Rex Marks says the assault happened Monday at Condon Park. Captain Marks says 19 year old Nicholas Reyes of Nevada City reportedly was in a fight with a seventeen year old. The Captain says at some point, Reyes picked up an ax handle and hit the victim in the face.
“The suspect, Nicolas Reyes, did in fact strike a victim, being a juvenile in the face with an axe handle. The victim was located at another address in the city and confirmed to have visible injuries to the facial area resulting from the alleged assault.”
Reyes was taken into custody for suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. The victim was taken to Sierra Nevada Hospital for the treatment of his facial injuries.